Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Chicken, Mushroom & Peas Pasta Bake

Yet another variation of the pasta bake...

Get This -

200g dried macaroni (or other short pasta)
1 chicken breast, chopped
1/2 onion, chopped
100g button mushrooms, sliced
1 cup frozen peas
1 cup bechamel sauce
2/3 cup tasty cheese, grated
1/3 cup parmesan, grated

Do This -
  • Cook pasta following instructions on the pack.
  • Add small amount of oil to a frypan, cook chicken, onion mushrooms until chicken is browned and onion and mushrooms are soft.
  • Combine pasta, chicken mixture, bechamel sauce, 2/3 of the cheeses and peas in an ovenproof dish. Sprinkle remaining cheese on the top and bake in a moderate oven for 20mins, or until golden.

Thursday, November 18, 2010

Ham & Pea Frittata

image from Taste.com

(serves 4) 

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4 eggs
1/3 cream
1/4 grated parmesan
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 cup frozen peas
80g shaved leg ham, chopped

Do This -
  1. Preheat oven to 190C/170C fan-forced. Grease a 6cm-deep, 19cm square cake pan or flan dish or muffin pan for individual frittatas. Grease tray/pans. 
  2. Mix ingredients together in a large jug. Pour into pan/s. 
  3. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until golden and set. 
  4. Stand frittatas in pan for 2 to 5 minutes before serving.